The spiritual power of the sauna

The original meaning of saunas – a path to inner realization

In Finnish culture, sauna bathing is far more than just a method of relaxation, it is a path to spiritual enlightenment and the search for one’s inner being. The ritual pouring of water onto the glowing stones, known as “löyly”, not only creates a pleasant wave of intense heat, but also symbolizes a profound cleansing and renewal process.

Finnish culture of life

Sweating pleasure in the Löyly sauna

The fact that the Finnish word ″Sauna″ has entered the language of all the world shows where saunas come from and how closely Finland is connected with it. In this context, the word ″Löyly″ has a special meaning. More details in a moment.